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Due to hurricane damage, the Havelock location is closed until further notice. Havelock therapists Hannah Zhang, Sarah Hall and Judy Hickes are available to see patients at the New Bern location. Please call the New Bern location at (252) 636-9800 to discuss your care.

Stiff Lower Back Pain

Three tips to help prevent stiff lower back pain from sitting

April 4th, 2020

Many people might think that sitting shouldn’t cause lower back pain. However, poor posture while sitting and other issues can actually cause or increase lower back pain.  The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) estimates that at any given time there are about 31 million Americans dealing with lower back pain. Physical therapists can often help people

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Exercises to Avoid With Sciatica

Three exercises to avoid with sciatica

March 1st, 2020

Have you experienced a shooting pain burning its way down your leg? You might not know it, but this particular symptom is a strong sign that you have sciatica.  Sciatica is a condition where the sciatic nerve is pinched or irritated. This nerve runs from the lower back and down the back of your leg

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Spinal Stenosis Exercises for Elderly

Spinal stenosis exercise options for elderly in Havelock, NC

January 8th, 2020

As the body ages, one area that’s typically affected is the spine. The vertebrae in the spine tend to wear out as we age, and this wearing can lead to a narrowing of the spaces through which spinal nerves run. Narrowing of these nerve spaces is called spinal stenosis. Elderly people in Havelock, North Carolina,

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